GPACAC Committees

To view a list of all committee chairs listed below, please view our Leadership Page

Admission Practices

The AP committee educates the membership on the ethical issues and practices involved in college counseling, as supported through NACAC’s Guide to Ethical Practice in College Admission .

Annual Conference

The conference committee plans the Annual Conference held every April. The chairs are responsible for organizing committee members into sub-committees including: Registration, Hospitality + Outreach, Programming, Marketing + Communication, Social, On-Site, and Vendors + Exhibitors.

College Fairs

This committee develops an annual college fair calendar for 3 fairs in the member states (Overland Park, KS; Wichita, KS; and Tulsa, OK). Each site chair coordinates the local arrangements for the fair.


The communications committee is in charge of all publications and outreach of the association, including newsletters, brochures, conference programs, and social media.  GPACAC publishes an electronic newsletter which features articles on organizational activities, professional development, and legislative concerns.

Governance & Nominating

This committee works closely with the Past-President, finding and representing a slate of officers to be approved at the annual conference.  The committee also solicits nominations and selects yearly award recipients.

Government Relations

This committee leads the efforts of GPACAC in influencing public policy as well as keeping all members informed of issues concerning our educational system.

Inclusion, Access, and Success Committee

The Inclusion, Access, and Success committee promotes, advocates, and communicates on the issues of diversity, equity, and access, ensuring equal access to post-secondary education opportunities in Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma. This committee assists in planning inclusion and access workshops and professional development.


The membership committee helps expand and promote membership in our three states.  In addition, they manage the database and keep an accurate record of the association’s membership.   

Professional Development

The role of the professional development committee is to implement professional development programs and workshops for members and non-members. The professional development committee has three chairs, one person representing each state.

Scholarship & Grants

The scholarships and grants committee awards college scholarships to students and conference grants to counselors. Face to face meetings are not required. Committee members will review scholarship applications in February and March. This commitment is usually around 5 hours. Grant applications are reviewed as needed prior to regional and national conferences.



The technology committee updates the GPACAC website, creates online forms, and maintains the e-list. The role of the technology committee is to see that the image/identity of GPACAC reaches its entire constituency of Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma.